Hans van Lemmen | Historical Tiles writing about tiles and architectural ceramics

Hans van Lemmen | Historical Tiles


All the societies listed below are keen to recruit new members. If you would like to join check their details for membership application.


Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society
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The Netherlands

Stichting Vrienden Nederlands Tegelmuseum
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United States

Tile Heritage Foundation
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Friends of Terracotta
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The specialist tile websites listed below are bona fide sites which are safe and informative internet locations devoted to the history of tiles.

This German website (with an English translation) is maintained by the tile historian Wilhelm Joliet. It is devoted to the general history of tiles  with a special interest in 18th century Dutch tiles made in Rotterdam.
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This website is a national database of historic tile designs and is the outcome of a partnership between Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust and Shrewsbury Museums Service.
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This website carries a lot of information about the invention of dust-pressing clay by the Birmingham engineer Richard Prosser  and its influence on floor and wall tile production in the 1840s. www.prossertheengineer.co.uk








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